Ever since I was little girl and I was fortunate enough to visit Europe with my parents, I have had a zealous appetite for anything related to cooking, food, restaurants and hotels.
As a young adult, I studied at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. On weekends, I made a point of visiting New York City to eat at all the best restaurants and quickly befriended the owners and chefs. Being fluent in French, Italian and Spanish helped me get to know the great chefs of New York since at the time, most were French or Italian.
On a side note, my brother, Peter Morton, is considered a restaurant creative genius. He founded The Hard Rock Cafés, Mortons, and The Hard Rock Hotel. I always wanted to follow in his footsteps.
But, I have way too many interests for restaurant and hotel empire building. I developed a story about a chef for film before The Food Network ever came into fruition. I also wrote a book about the world’s 100 most legendary restaurants, “Everybody Eats There”, and write about food, restaurants and hotels for The Huffington Post.
I was approached by many movie and television producers to turn my book and Huffington Post articles into a reality show. I never felt that they “got it”.
I took the reins and created my own vision which I will share with you here on WVOX and who knows, one day television.
So, tune in to WVOX every Monday between 5 and 5:30pm beginning September 18th through November 20th. No reservations necessary!